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Peanut Butter Praline Pie

 Peanut Butter Praline Pie
The peanut butter flavor comes through nicely in this pie, and it has a creamy consistency. My whole family loves it.
6-8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups crushed vanilla wafers (about 45 wafers)
  • 6 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • PRALINE LAYER:
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cook-and-serve vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 1 package (10 or 11 ounces) peanut butter chips
  • 1 cup whipped topping
  • Pecan halves and additional whipped topping

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the wafer crumbs, cocoa and confectioners'
  • sugar; stir in butter. Press into a 9-in. pie plate. Bake at
  • 350° for 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  • In a large saucepan, combine the sugars and cornstarch. Add butter
  • and water. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 1
  • minute or until thickened. Stir in pecans. Pour into crust;

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Peanut Butter Praline Pie (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • refrigerate.
  • Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine pudding mix and milk. Cook
  • and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Remove from
  • the heat. Stir in peanut butter chips until smooth. Cover and
  • refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Fold in whipped topping; spoon over praline layer. Refrigerate until
  • set. Garnish with pecans and additional whipped topping. Yield: 6-8
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 613 calories, 36 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 389 mg sodium, 66 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 11 g protein.